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Book Review: ‘Bad Boss’ by Michelle Gibbings

Self-awareness, self-reflection, clarity, consistency, hope and above all courage…the vital fundamentals required to avoid ‘being’ or ‘working for’ a bad boss. Michelle Gibbings’s...

EA Profile: Lauren De Matos

Recently we had the pleasure of speaking to Lauren De Matos, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of People, Safety and Culture...

Recognition: Alison Allende

In 2019 we had the pleasure of speaking with Alison Allende, winner of the Outstanding Contribution award at the 2018 Executive PA...

EA Profile: Gemma Bennett

Last year we spoke with Gemma Bennett, EA at Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour Hotel, and runner up for Up and Coming EA...

The importance of working hard and seeking new experiences as an EA with Stacie Hill

We got the chance to sit down with Stacie Hill, Executive Coordinator at WorkPac and the 2019 runner-up EA of the Year...

Book Review: Made to Thrive by Brad Giles

A great read for any executive level EA, or one aspiring to work in executive administration. As EAs we have so much...

Disaster Relief Appeal brings aid to fire affected communities

Whilst the bushfire disasters earlier this year have been overshadowed by lockdowns and restrictions, many people across Australia are still struggling to rebuild...

Half of managers fear their employees are at risk of ‘burnout’, as WHO officially recognise burnout as a medical diagnosis

Despite ‘burnout’ not being a new phenomenon — identified as early as 1974 — the World Health Organisation (WHO) has only officially...

Organisations returning staff to the workplace are 9 times more likely to plan a Christmas party

Business confidence in organisations that have started the return of their employees back to the workplace and are working to a timetable,...

Cultural Insanity (and the roadmap to great organisational culture) by Ross Judd

2020 has seen workplaces shift as a result of the increase in virtual working platforms, impacts on interaction and behaviour, and transformation through change....

Controversial EA job add wants short breaks, shuns tattoos and few “personal constraints”

A recent job posting for an EA role has raised eyebrows for listing a series of what many perceive as unreasonable demands for the...

Office Essentials: Evernote

This isn’t just another note-taking app. Evernote is a comprehensive and customisable piece of software that makes sure you won’t forget a thing. Sign...